Debate Strategies Help Communication, Why Instill Grit in KidsThe Matt Townsend Show
- Oct 13, 2016
Debate Strategies and Public Speaking (16:55) Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is a Professor in History of Behavioral Science at Ohio State University as well as President of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit that helps people reach their goals using science to build an altruistic and flourishing world. He is the author of the book “Find Your Purpose Using Science.” With two presidential debates down and one to go, we thought you may be interested in how the candidates prepare to speak to an audience of 84 million Americans. Professor Gleb Tsipursky discusses his article on Trump and Clinton debate strategies. Maximum Maximoff's Maximums - Man Bun (1:01:01) Our criminal consultant Maximum Maximoff, live from his prison cell in Siberia, gives some tips to a criminal who was caught because he was identified by his man bun. What’s behind America’s insistence on instilling grit in kids? (1:02:52) Dr. Paige Gray currently teach media and literature at Fort Lewis College and advise the student publication. Her research considers the intersection between children's literature and journalism. She’s a published journalist and academic with a forthcoming article in Children's Literature Association Quarterly. She also has articles in Children's Literature and Bookbird. America is built upon the achievements of those who had true grit. But Children's Literature expert Paige Gray warns that America’s near obsession with grit might have some potential pitfalls. Dr. Gray discusses her article “What’s behind America’s insistence on instilling grit in kids?” Caitlin Thomas - Small Acts of Kindness (1:28:57) We see story after story in our news today that involve sadness, cruelty, and even hate. Caitlin Thomas is with us today to try and give us a new perspective on the world and to help us learn how we can make a difference in a positive way. Parenting Practices and Styles to Avoid (1:53:01) Heather Johnson, M.S., has been an adjunct faculty member at Brigham Young University for nearly 10 years. She is passionate about teaching students the principles behind successful families and the importance of families spending time together. Heather shares with Dr. Matt about different Parenting Practices and some styles to avoid. Show More...